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Feb 24, 2013 joyce rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Only for those interested in Central Asian history
Recommended to joyce by: personal research
Only for those interested in Central Asian history (and/or. perhaps, missionaries). George Hunt was, some could say, a fanatic; others could say a true man of God. However, his mission is seen, he was a truly remarkable person who was a part of history that will be forgotten shortly. His story is well told by Mildred Cable & Francesca French, who were, also, missionaries at the same period of time in Central Asia. I think that only another missionary could resonate with the things that drove ...more
(Alice) Mildred Cable was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China, serving with the China Inland Mission. With her traveling companions Evangeline (Eva) French and Eva's younger sister Francesca, she traveled from Huozhou to Zhangye and settled in Jiuquan in 1923. Branching out from there they traveled extensively, giving away Bibles and Christian literature in Tibet, and Qinghai and ...moreMore about Mildred Cable...